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Sat, 28 Mar 2020

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Coronavirus outbreak causes four deaths in China: What is Coronavirus, what are its symptoms?

Coronavirus outbreak causes four deaths in China: What is Coronavirus, what are its symptoms?
January 21
12:00 2020

NET Bureau

A mysterious virus has costed four lives in Wuhan China. The virus named Coronavirus has also infected over 200 people and is being as a new medical threat in China. The reports of the virus was confirmed by the Chinese authorities that added the virus can pass from people to people. This comes when China is prepping for Lunar New Year Holiday in which millions of people are expected to travel. The Indian Government has also taken note of the virus and has issues a travel advisory. A travel advisory has been issued and put up on the Ministry’s website and Twitter handles for wider circulation. According to the Health Ministry, Port and Airport Health Organizations have been sensitized and thermal screening has been initiated at the international airports.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has said that the National Institute of Virology in Pune is fully prepared to test samples of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) along with 10 other laboratories under the Indian Council of Medical Research’s Viral Research.

However as of Tuesday, there were no cases detected on community surveillance or contact tracing.
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What is Coronavirus?

The coronavirus causes a type of pneumonia, was thought to have first originated at a wholesale seafood market in the Chinese city of Wuhan. It was first reported in late December. The World Health Organization said it appears the outbreak began in an animal source.​ Coronavirus spreads like most of the cold-causing viruses. The virus can spread through coughing, sneezing or touching an infected area. While everyone is prone to get infected by this virus, young children are at the maximum danger of this virus

Common Symptoms of Coronavirus

Coronavirus symptoms are almost similar to any other upper respiratory infections that include runny nose, cough, sore throat and fever so it becomes a bit difficult to identify the virus. You should immediately get a lab test done to identify if its a regular case of cough and cold or you are infected by a coronavirus.

How to prevent Coronavirus infection?

The World Health Organisation has issued an advisory, informing people about the ways they could save themselves from getting infected by a coronavirus. Since the virus has originated from animals, WHO has asked people to avoid contact with unprotected animals. Meat consumers have been advised to only consume thoroughly cooked meats items to save themselves from Coronavirus.

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Source: India TV News

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